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Sep 5, 2012 5:30pm EDT
of this election. cnn money hit the streets of los angeles, and dales. in terms of wages the general consensus seems to be most people don't make as much money pass they used to. >> i make about a third of what i did. >> no. >> no. i'm making less money and the sad part is i have a masters degree. >> even a corporate job doesn't pay what it was four or five years ago. >> making the same amount of money, able to save a little bit but same as before. >> four years ago struggle. today even more struggle. >> reporter: a poll is going on right now but so far two thirds say they're making more money than they did in 2008. that may be the case for some individuals but as a nation we are making less. the immediate jan household income four years ago was $55,000 a year. now it's $51,000. a smaller income means less money to put aside for a rainy day. when president obama took office, the savings rate was more than 6%. the most recent data shows this has dropped to a little more than 4%. if you want to see where you fit in, take this mol add cnn >>> still a little bit of a s
Sep 6, 2012 5:30pm EDT
a strange story. in los angeles, the police and fbi are investigating a bank robbery that was so strange it could have been a movie plot. tj tells us tonight the robbers [inaudible]. >> reporter: a manhunt continues on the west coast for two gun men who reportedly kidnapped a bank manager and put a bomb on her before telling her to rob her own bank. >> significant amount of money was taken. >> reporter: the nightmare allegedly started around 8 wednesday morning the two men approached her outside her home as she was leaving for work. she told police the men allegedly armed with guns and wearing see masks ordered her to strap a device on and drive to the bank of america. police say she did as she was told, first opening the vault. >> she took the money out of the bank and threw it out the door. >> reporter: the robber who never set foot inside the building made their escape before cops and the bomb squad arrived on the scene. >> that's a very rare thing to actually remove a device directly from a person but it's something that the bomb squad, investigators trained for. >> reporter:
Sep 14, 2012 5:30pm EDT
back home. brandy hicks, abc news, los angeles. >>> and so whatever happens in court, we want to know what you think about the pictures getting published. just head to abc 2 and weigh. in we already have dozens of comments, so add yours to the mix. >>> southwest airlines is usually your go to if you're looking for cheap flights, but expect to pay more soon. how much their ticket prices are going up, and what other airlines are following suit. >>> and monday night, a new show premieres on abc 2. it is called "the list." we'll tell you what it is all about and hear from the host, coming up. >>> and take a look. looking gorgeous. we have a picture perfect weekend coming up. we'll talk more about that next on the news at 5:30. >>> if you plan on flying southwest anytime soon, expect to see higher fares. the airline raised round trip fares by about $10 on about 400 routes. so far only united has matched that hike. since the beginning of the year, five fare hikes have been initiated and matched, but several have been taken back. an attempt led by delta to raise prices last
Sep 10, 2012 5:30pm EDT
singer's home in los angeles. anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >>> all right. i'm meteorologist wyatt everhart. we're look at a crystal clear maryland, nothing on the radar. that's the way we like it for football in town. how about the weather through the day as the tailgaters are headed out to m&t bank stadium. they had some great weather for blue skies, just low humidity, kind of comfortable fall weather we always look forward to in september. towson and loch raven tech, a few high thin clouds as we move toward a sun set. bel air partly cloudy skies as well. let's take you back live into the city here. people out and
Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm EDT
going home tonight. we'll find out who during the "dancing with the stars" results show. in los angeles, george pennachio for abc news. >>> another all new "dancing with the stars" is right here tonight on abc2 at 8:00. that's two hours again followed by private practice. keep it here for us, abc2 news at 11. >>> coming up at 6:00, even the nfl said the replacement officials missed a call. we'll have more on it. >> a new government report has news about prescription drug abuse. why abuse among one segment of the population is on the decline. those stories and whole plot more when you join us for -- lot more when you join us at 6:00. >>> it's a time honored tradition in towns all over the country but one will no longer be able to hold a father-daughter dance. one school was sued after a single mother said she had a serious problem with the dances. she argued they were too gender specific. after the ucla took up the cause -- aclu took up the issue, it was banned. >> when we create any event that might any family feel excluded. >> although federal law does not allow discrimination
Sep 13, 2012 5:30pm EDT
libyan government said it has made several arrests. reporting for abc2 los angeles. >>> coming up, toys are -- toys 'r us are trying to help parents who frantically search for toys for the holidays. >> well, we let them crawl under the car, look under the hood. ql mini van -- which mini van had trouble in its past. we have tips on how to spot a rebuilt wreck. that's coming up. >>> i'm wyatt everhart, taking a look at our brand-new weather bug cam. havre de grace. will this weather hold up all weekend? we've got the answer coming up. >>> if you're heading up to new york city this weekend, you won't be able to pick up a sugar sized soda. the city passed the ban. the city issued the ban to fight obesity. the soda industry expects to protest. it will take effect in six months and not apply to grocery stores. >> battery maker energizer said they're make the packages on the coin batteries more child resistance. this is in response to reports of small children swallowing batteries and getting seriously hurt. other companies said they will take steps to prevent kids from the bat rills. more tha
Sep 7, 2012 5:30pm EDT
monitoring his safety, very closely. >>> last night was the annual mtv video awards in los angeles. this year's event was tame, everybody was on their best behave. rihanna started off the show before capping it off by winning the top honor, video of the year. also in the spotlight, was boy band, one direction, best new artist, much, much better, taylor swift performed green day. >>> now, maryland's most accurate forecast. >> one direction? >> one. >> one direction. here is what is going on outside the super studios. beautiful afternoon, sunshine and clouds, mixture, our temperatures got in to the 80s in towson this afternoon. look at the beaches, beach packed. beautiful sunrise, the sunset, temperatures in to the 70s this afternoon. we will look at baltimore city, dealing with a nice looking skyline at the present hour. we are noticing temperatures in to the 80s. we should be 82 this time of theee. 86 degrees, 61% humidity. the dew points are high at 71. the south, southeast wind at just about 9. 86 in town. frederick 93 degrees. a mild evening heading in to tonight, call ate mild overni
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